Caldera: Company Profile Tuesday 9 January 2001 PDF Print Caldera, Inc. was founded in 1994 by Ransom Love and Bryan Sparks. In 1998, Caldera Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD) was created to develop Linux-based business solutions. Caldera Systems, Inc. has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the Server Software Division and Professional Services Division of The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. (SCO) (Nasdaq: SCOC). A new company, Caldera International, Inc., will be formed at the close of the acquisition, combining the assets of Caldera Systems with the assets acquired from SCO. Based in Orem, UT, Caldera Systems, Inc. is a leader in providing Linux(r)-based business solutions through its award-winning OpenLinux line of products and services. OpenLinux is a full-featured, 32-bit, "Linux for Business" solution that expands Internet/intranet, network and desktop capabilities. Through OpenLinux solutions, the total cost and development for small-to-medium size businesses is greatly reduced. Caldera Systems provides free 30-day phone support plus email and fee-based 24 x 7 support to VARs and end-users. This includes Linux systems administration training and certification courses, which are available through Caldera Systems' OpenLearning program worldwide. Caldera Systems is the first Linux company to create the Linux VAR channel - now the industry leader - with over 1000 resellers worldwide. OpenLinux products utilize technologies created on the Internet by developers around the world, including the popular Linux kernel developed by Linus Torvalds in 1991. OpenLinux technologies and business solutions integrate with existing systems such as Novell(r) NetWare(r), LanManager(tm), Sun(r) Microsystems, UNIX(r), IBM(r), Intel(r), DOS(r) and Microsoft(r) Windows(r) NT. OpenLinux is a 32-bit, proven, tested, stable and supported Linux-based operating system and business solution that is easy-to-use, self-hosted and includes the full Linux source code - with matching binaries - and integrated programs and tools. OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 is user-friendly desktop software optimized for the Internet. It provides users with a full set of Linux-based Internet tools designed to save time and increase productivity while using the Internet. OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 is specifically designed for fast and easy installation on desktops by utilizing the award-winning Lizard installation software. OpenLinux eServer 2.3 is the easy-to-use eBusiness server platform specifically tuned for the server environment. OpenLinux eServer 2.3 gives users everything needed to install, configure and administer the most popular internet servers, including pre-configured components such as Web server, file/print server, mail server, FTP server, network server, VAR custom server and more. Caldera(r) Volution(tm) is a complete Linux management solution that reduces the cost of ownership of implementing and managing the networked systems of any Linux distribution. It does so by enabling secure, remote management of multiple Linux systems through client-server technology. It enables administrators to manage the network with policies, without having to individually manage each system. Caldera OpenLearning(tm) deploys world-class educational solutions to the global, Linux-based eBusiness community. Through its worldwide network of Caldera OpenLearning Providers, Caldera provides leading OpenLearning Courseware focused on Linux eBusiness enablement and Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification preparation. All courses are taught by Caldera OpenLearning Instructors - ensuring mastery of the skills and concepts taught in OpenLearning Provider facilities. With courseware available in multiple formats to address individual learning preferences and budgets, Caldera's OpenLearning Providers deliver the most robust, skills-based instruction on mission-critical Linux eBusiness solutions in the Linux industry. To locate or learn more about becoming a Caldera OpenLearning Provider, please visit http://www.calderasystems.com/openlearning Contact Us Please bookmark www.calderasystems.com for quick access to the latest information on all Caldera Systems products and services. To purchase products, visit www.calderasystems.com/openstore To become an OpenLinux reseller, please visit www.calderasystems.com/partners/esp Caldera Systems, Inc. may be reached by telephone and/or e-mail using one of the following options: Toll-free Tel. 888-GO-LINUX [888-465-4689], (801) 765-4999 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org International Support Centers English (North and South America): call (801) 443-1000 or email email@example.com English (Europe and elsewhere): call 353-61-702033 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org German: call 030-726238 88 or e-mail email@example.com Italian: call 353-61-702033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org French: call 353-61-702033 or email email@example.com Korean: call 82-2-569-1999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Japanese: call 03-37979050 or email email@example.com For all other telephone inquiries from outside the United States, please call (801) 765-4999. Open Source Please visit www.openlinux.org to download Caldera Systems' technologies that have been open-sourced - including but not limited to - LIZARD, Caldera Open Administration System (COAS) and the OpenLinux 2.2 port for Sun's SPARC(tm) and UltraSPARC(tm) -based platforms. Linux Linux technologies are now used by 15 million+ end users and organizations worldwide. According to International Data Corp. (IDC) research, Linux-based operating systems were the fastest-growing server operating environment over the past two years. Their preliminary figures for 1999 show Linux shipments hold 24.6 percent of the server operating system market, up from 15.8 in 1998. Caldera Systems, Inc. Caldera is a registered trademark of Caldera Systems. OpenLinux is a trademark of Caldera Systems, Inc. "Linux for Business" and "Proven, Tested, Stable, Supported" are servicemarks of Caldera Systems, Inc. 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